This is the weekly Lust News Roundup: breaking porn and Lust-related news all in one place. Here I will include news about sex-tech, sex-politics, feminism, and other developments in the industry.
Monday 21 January – Sunday 27 January
This week marked the 46th anniversary of the 1973 Roe v. Wade US Supreme Court decision that paved the way for abortion rights, but now anti-abortion legislation is being pushed and Roe v. Wade is at Risk. Here’s How to Prepare. [New York Times]
An era of female-run shows is coming to an end. These Female Showrunners Changed the TV Landscape. Now Their Shows Are Ending. [TIME]
Sex Education Star Aimee Lou Wood on the Power of Female Pleasure and debunking myths around sex. [Teen Vogue]
Yet again, Female Directors Shut Out of Oscars Nominations. [Variety]
Podcast of the Week:
Have a listen to Ellie and Anna Have Issues on Heart Radio. This week, after reading this article on why more and more women are watching porn made for gay men [The Sunday Times], they bring journalist Mark Smith onto the show to speak about women’s porn habits. [Heart Radio]
Tweet of the Week:
Check out the responses on this tweet for a great thread on the myths surrounding Kink/BDSM.
#journorequest: Kinky people – what myths/tropes about kink/BDSM do not hold true in your relationships? e.g. "myth: one of you is 'sub' and the other 'dom' – in my relationship we regularly switch"
— Girl on the Net (@girlonthenet) January 22, 2019
It’s not comprehensive sex ed if we’re not talking to students about what is relevant to them, Sex Ed Fails Teens by Ignoring Sexting. [Mashable]
This Week’s Lust News:
Erika Lust’s XConfessions Brings Your Porn Fantasies to Life [The Daily Dot]